arsenal - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: arsenal

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'arsenal’ です。Arsenal FC is a football club from Islington in London but, have you ever wondered what the word ‘arsenal’ means? If yes, you could google it, but stay with us, let’s have a look at some example sentences using this noun.

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slay - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: slay

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'slay’ です。’Slay’ is a verb and it can be used both in a literary way or informally. Its conjugation is rather tricky. Depending on the meaning it goes like this: slew/slayed for the past and slain/slayed for the participle. Intrigued? Okay, let’s go!

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commemorate - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: commemorate

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'commemorate’ です。’Commemorate’ is a verb. The noun is ‘commemoration’. You can easily get the meaning if you look at the root of the word there in the middle. Do you see it? What’s that? Memo? Yep, that’s right. Let’s have a look!

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favour - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: favour

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'favour’ です。’Favour’ (or ‘favor’ in North American English) is a noun and a verb. It is also part of some useful phrases. So, do us a favour and read the following, yeah? Let’s start with the noun.

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tea - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: tea

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'tea’ です。’Tea’ is obviously a noun, but it can also be a verb. The fact that it is used in a couple of phrases shows its place in English culture too. Let’s have a look, first, to the noun.

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christmas - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: christmas

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'christmas’ です。You thought it was over, didn't you? Plus we know what you're thinking: "What could you possibly tell me about Christmas that I don't already know?". Well, maybe you know everything there is to know about the word 'Christmas', or maybe you don't.

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gather - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: gather

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW 'gather’ です。'Gather' is most usually a verb, although it can also be a noun, albeit a not very common one. Let’s have a look at the verb first.

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effect - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: effect

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「effect」です。As we said last week, ’affect’ and ‘effect’ are two words that we often get mixed. Just to remind you, ‘affect’ means ‘make a difference to’ something or someone. and ‘effect’ has more to do with results.

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affect - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: affect

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「affect」です。’Affect’ and ‘effect’ are two words that we often get mixed. It’s rather confusing because sometimes their meanings seem to overlap! Generally speaking, ‘affect’ means ‘make a difference to’ something or someone.

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bonkers - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: bonkers

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「bonkers」です。’Bonkers’ looks like a plural noun, but it’s actually an adjective and an informal British English one at that. This also means that this week’s WOTW is going to be rather short, which is unusual and kind of bonkers! Let’s have a look.

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Thoughts from the triplog

What does learn, extend, create mean?

learn, extend, createの意味とは?

The idea of learn, extend, create is a major part of triplo. It is used to organise the three types of lessons we teach and is a central idea in our approach to teaching English. But where does it come from, what does it mean and why do we use it? Learn, extend, create, is connected to ideas about designing an effective language course as well as the cognitive process that we use to acquire knowledge. Here we will explain the origins of learn, extend, create and tell you why we think it is important.

「learn」「extend」「create」は、トリプロで取り入れている重要な学習アプローチ法です。私たちは、英語のレッスンをこの3タイプに分けて教えています。でもそれらは一体どこから来ていて、何を意味し、何のために使うのでしょう? learn, extend, createは、語学コースを効果的にデザインするための考え方であり、知識を習得する時の認知プロセスと関連しています。ここでは、learn, extend, createの起源を説明し、その重要性をお伝えしたいと思います。

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Four Key Skills You Need to Develop

伸ばすべき4つの重要なスキルとは

Education is changing, it has to change. The world of work is not the same as it was twenty years ago, let alone one hundred and fifty years ago, when mass education was first widely rolled out to provide educated workers for the industrialising world. The problem facing education today is that the knowledge that you learn at school or university is quickly becoming out of date because of the pace of change in technology and the work place. The question then is, what do I need to learn? First of all you need to learn to be a “dynamic learner”, someone who is able to develop their skills and knowledge as needs arise, but more than gaining knowledge, you need to harness four key skills that are transferable across domains - the "Four Cs” of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking.

教育は変化をし続けています。変化しなければならないものです。私たちの働く世界も変わり続け、150年前に工業化社会に対応するため労働者層向けの大衆教育が始まった時と比べればもちろんのこと、20年前とも違っていきてます。学校で学んだ知識は、職場や技術の現場で起こる変化の速さについていけないということが、現代における教育が直面している問題です。そこで、私たちは何を学ぶ必要があるのか、ということを考えてみましょう。まず第一に、必要に応じてスキルや知識を発展させることができる「動的学習者」になること。これは、知識を得ること以上に、どのような領域でも共通して使える4つの重要なスキル:Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Critical thinking-創造性、コラボレーション、コミュニケーション、批判的思考という「4C」を活用することです。

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9 Tips for getting a better TOEIC score.

TOEICのスコアアップのための9つのコツ

Love it or hate it, TOEIC is one of the features of learning English in Japan, and for many people it is necessary for career advancement. Everyone is looking for ways to improve their score, usually with the least amount of effort, so we’ve put together nine tips for improving your score on TOEIC… but some of them do require some effort. We’ll start with the ones that require the least effort.

好むと好まざるとにかかわらず、TOEICは日本での英語学習における代表的なものだと言えます。そして、多くの人にとってはキャリアアップに必要なものでしょう。そこで今回は、TOEICのスコアアップのための9つのコツをまとめてみました。ご紹介するものの中には、多少の努力を必要とするものもありますが、、最小限の努力でできるものから見ていきましょう。

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